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In article <20020930164911.GA1790 / kodos>,
Mauricio Fern?ndez  <batsman.geo / yahoo.com> wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 11:16:46PM +0900, William Djaja Tjokroaminata wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Based on my first impression of scanning the comp.lang.objective-c, it
>> seems that:
>> 
>> 1) objective-c does not have a default gc (C# does!)
>> 2) objective-c is kind-of Apple oriented (?)
> AFAIK Objective-C is used to develop on OSX, but saying it is
>Apple-oriented is like saying C++ is Windows-oriented ;) You can for
>instance use gobjc, which will run on platforms supported by the gcc
>compiler, as it uses the gcc backend to generate optimized code.
>
>> So I skip objective-c for now.
>
>I wouldn't throw it away that fast...
>Not that I know anything about Objc, but I have often heard good
>things about it.
>

- - If you like Ruby, I think Objective-C is the most natural
  choice. They have a very similar mindset. Objective-C is 
  not "just an apple thing". It was around long before NeXTstep
  picked it and has managed to survive NeXTStep's death and
  rebirth. 

- - Booker C. Bense 

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